English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Little Brickhill

Historical Forms

  • Battels Eliz ChancP


This is probably a manorial name derived from the family of Bataille ; cf. Battleshield (PN Nb), but in this case we have no knowledge of such a family holding land in Brickhill.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement